Disruptive effect of antibiotics on gut flora

Medicine

19May2017 10:00 - 11:00

PhD defence ceremony

Research suggests that the disruption of intestinal microbiota resulting from treatment with antibiotics can lower innate immune defences. To test this hypothesis, Jacqueline Lankelma investigates the effect of the gut microba on innate immune responses during pneumonia and sepsis.

J.M. Lankelma: The Role of the Intestinal Microbiota in Pneumonia and Sepsis.

Supervisor

Prof. T. van der Poll

Co-supervisor

Dr W.J. Wiersinga

Location

  • Agnietenkapel

    Oudezijds Voorburgwal 229 - 231 | 1012 EZ Amsterdam
    +31 (0)20 525 2362

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Entrance

This event is open to the public.

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